Ladies if you want a king, you’ve got to be a queen. Guy, it you want a queen, you’ve got to be a king. By developing a life of faith, those royal qualities in the 2nd peter Zone - faith, moral excellence, knowledge, self-control, perseverance, godliness, brotherly kindness, and love - became the fabric of your life. These qualities represent the crucial building blocks for developing a spiritual attraction in your life.
We must show evidence of having experienced a spiritual transformation. The qualities we looked at in 2nd peter should be formed in our heart and reflected in our life.
Now if you are dating, make certain both you and the person you are dating understand what matters most. You must both understand the importance of building on a foundation of faith. You want the person you are dating to be living smack in the middle of the 2nd Peter Zone and growing toward possessing those spiritual qualities!
While dating, make edification your ultimate goal. Dating means, “to give,” “to build,” or “to edify, to encourage.” Another way of putting it:
If you are with someone or if you find someone that you like to edify, then go for it! But that is a whole lot different from defrauding your partner by seeking to get what you can emotionally or physically from him or her.
Edification has a very different goal. Edification resists the temptation to satisfy one’s own needs and focuses on meting the…